Helping you plan your home improvement project, from start to finish

  • DIY Tips For How To Install Drywall

    Installing drywall, also called wallboard and Sheetrock (a U.S. Gypsum brand name) isn't easy.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Aug 21, 2020
  • The DIY Guide To Major Home Projects You Can Do Yourself

    Ready to start your next DIY project? This guide will cover common home projects you can accomplish yourself.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Aug 21, 2020
  • Asphalt Driveways & Other Exterior Upgrades That Add Value

    Tackle exterior home improvement projects like installing an asphalt driveway, exterior siding, a wood deck, or a patio with outdoor lights to ramp up your curb appeal and home value.

    By Jill Scheer Aug 17, 2020
  • Going Green: How To Make The Switch Over

    Going green is a choice rife with confusion. There are so many green products and technologies on the market now that it can be hard to know which ones to include in your green building project. How do you even start?

    By Andrea Davis Jul 9, 2020
  • What Is An Essential Contractor Service?

    While we’d all like to get our home in tip-top shape, considering we are spending all day inside, it’s important during this crisis that we consider what is truly “essential” and what we should save for another day.

    By Jill Laybourn Apr 13, 2020
  • How to Install Wainscoting

    The next time you get the urge to redecorate one of the rooms in your home, you might think twice before heading straight to your favorite paint or wallpaper dealer.

    By ImproveNet Guest Author Jul 1, 2019
  • Tips For A Successful Open Floor Plan

    So you’ve taken the leap and have decided to create an open floor plan in your home. But truly achieving an open floor plan doesn’t stop at the remodel. Everything between your rug selection, lighting choices, and furniture arrangement matters when it comes to creating airy, free-flowing spaces in your house.

    By Krista Doyle Jun 3, 2019
  • Protect Your Home From Hail Damage

    It’s that time of year when many parts of the U.S. see severe storms with heavy rains, winds and sometimes hail. See the infographic below for more information.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Mar 27, 2019
  • Do-It-Yourself & Do-It-For-Yourself: Benefits Of DIY

    Hiring someone else to do your remodeling project may be more convenient. Yet to focus only on convenience would be short-sighted, for there are actually many reasons why homeowners might want to do the aforementioned projects and many others themselves.

    By Jacob Hurwith Mar 7, 2019
  • Infographic: Home Improvement Projects & Mental Health

    Have you ever started a DIY home project and left it for a few days, maybe months, until it was finished? While there is initial excitement when starting an upgrade or remodeling project, that can quickly go away when plans don't go accordingly or it's a bit more work than you've expected.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Mar 6, 2019
  • How to Tidy Up an Open Concept Home

    Having an open floor plan is great for entertaining but can be a pain to keep organized. We've broken down the best ways to keep your open floor plan clean and organized.

    By Jill Scheer Feb 17, 2019
  • Preparing For The 2019 Polar Vortex

    According to the National Weather Service in Chicago, these extreme temperatures are expected to hit an all-time low record, with the closest reported temperatures last seen in 1994 at -11 as the high. Here’s how to prepare for the polar vortex.

    By Jaclyn Crawford Jan 29, 2019